Entries for June 2004
The Fourth Working Meeting of the Ukrainian Rivers Network (URN) took place in Sevastopol city, Crimean Autonomous Republic from 23-27 June 2004. It was jointly organised by the "Dobry Svit" Environmental Nature-Conserving Organisation, "Skyphya" Environmental Regional Club, the Wetlands International Black Sea Programme and the National Ecological Centre of Ukraine.
Hilary Chiew explores the world of waterbirds and wetlands and waterbird monitoring through the Asian Waterbird Census (AWC) and the latest outcomes as reported in a new regional report (1997-2001).
Wetlands International is pleased to report that the Wetlands International office in Senegal has been awarded by the Senegalese Ministry of Environment. The award is an important recognition of the office's efforts that have been undertaken not only in Senegal but also in other African countries and regions.
From 1-5 June 2004 the International Symposium for Conservation of the Black-faced Spoonbill was held in Seoul, Republic of Korea. The symposium was organised by the Korean Federation for Environment Movement and was attended by over 50 participants.